Mayo Clinic has announced that healthcare IT veteran John Halamka M.D., will lead its Mayo Clinic Platform at the start of January 2020
The platform will position Mayo Clinic as a global leader within digital healthcare.
Dr. Halamka, an emergency medicine physician, has held a number of eminent digital healthcare positions over the last 25 years. Most recently, he directed the Health Technology Exploration Center for Beth Israel Lahey Health in Massachusetts. Prior to this, he was CIO at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In academia, Halamka was International Healthcare Innovation Professor at Harvard Medical School.
"It's an exciting time to join Mayo Clinic and work with new colleagues to enhance what we can offer to patients worldwide," said Halamka. "The Mayo Clinic Platform provides us the opportunity to shape healthcare in a new and dynamic way."
"Dr. Halamka has a proven track record of success in innovation and value creation," said Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic. "His extensive experience and network will help power the Mayo Clinic Platform forward to benefit our patients and to support Mayo Clinic's path for the future."
Source: Mayo Clinic
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